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Summer Camp

10 Things You Never Knew About Summer Camp

Camp has become a staple of the summer season. Each year, millions of children, youth and adults head to the hills, lakes, valleys and parks to participate in this time-honored tradition. While most people easily conjure up images of campfires and canoes, there is a lot more to the experience. …

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5 Tips for First-Time Overnight Campers

Whether you’ve attended summer camp as a child or whether your child is the first in your family to go to camp, sending your child to camp takes some preparation and planning. If your son or daughter will be attending overnight camp for the first time, you have a great …

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Discover the Benefits of Summer Camp

How many children attend camp each summer? According to the American Camp Association, 14 million kids and adults go to camp every summer. To understand why summer camps are so popular, Frederick’s Child asked several coordinators and directors from summer camps in the Frederick area to reflect on how going …

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Looking for a Mentor? Look to Summer Camp

January is National Mentor Month. This month offers a great time to celebrate the positive relationships that are vital to a child’s development and well-being. Summer camps are ideal environments for fostering mentor relationships, according to the American Camp Association. The ACA, which works to preserve, improve and promote the …

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